IHG Opens Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Near UCF
- Dec 13, 2013
InterContinental Hotels Group recently announced that its new Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Orlando East – UCF Area is open to the public. Owned and managed by PRM Hotels, Inc., the property is franchised by an affiliate of IHG. At 12250 E. Colonial Drive, the building is located within a quick walk of the University of Central Florida, Central Florida Research Park and Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation. Brighthouse Networks Stadium, CFE Arena and the Amway Center are also in close range.
IHG‘s Holiday Inn Express portfolio currently includes more than 2,200 modern hotels targeting value-oriented business and leisure travelers. The company franchises, leases, manages or owns a total of more than 4,600 hotel locations with 679,000 guest rooms worldwide and expects to hire around 90,000 new employees over the next few years as the portfolio grows. IHG currently operates 12 hotels in Orlando and has 3 more in the pipeline.
The new 91-room establishment is the first new hotel in East Orlando opened in the past eight years. The hotel also features 28 suites and offers a broad array of amenities such as a 24-hour fitness center, a Sundry Shop and a business center with Mac and PC computers alike, large desks, ergonomic chairs, high-speed Internet access, free local phone and toll free phones with private voicemail. The building has been designed according to the Holiday Inn family’s $1 billion global brand relaunch guidelines, which includes a contemporary image with a redesigned brand logo and signage and as part of the fresh approach. The company plans to concentrate more on arrival and welcome services, as well as guestroom and guest bath comfort.
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